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Minor in Environmental Science

Learn how to tackle environmental problems and build your resume for green jobs in any field with an environmental science minor. You’ll dig deep into the complex relationship between humans and the environment.

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Discover environmental careers

Explore how you can apply your interests to careers in government, environmental law, nonprofits and environmental consulting.

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Open to all majors

The minor is a strong addition for any student interested in the environment, especially biology and biochemistry majors.

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Gain experience in the field

You’ll take six courses in subjects like chemistry, biology, physical science and sustainability studies. In experiential courses, you can snorkel through a coral reef and conduct field work in Illinois prairies.